We are a global organization created by and for Indigenous Peoples that seeks to provide long-term solutions supporting Indigenous communities worldwide.

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We seek to connect Indigenous rights, self-development, and sustainable resource management approaches to Indigenous Peoples forest-nature-climate-based solutions.

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We promote the full and effective participation of Indigenous Peoples in the management of forests, nature, and territories based on their own systems, rights, and traditional knowledge.

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We want to generate innovative opportunities to connect sustainable economic development, sustainable forest management, and climate action driven by the vision, values, knowledge, ancestral practices, and rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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Our IPARD Program aims to enable Indigenous Peoples globally to manage and develop their communities based on their vision and rights.

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Transforming the world through:

Indigenous cultural landscapes
Indigenous Cultural Landscapes Designing and promoting Indigenous Cultural Landscapes approaches to catalyze and create resilience for Indigenous governance, self-development, and financial sustainability of Indigenous territories and communities.
Indigenous leadership and capacity building
Indigenous Grants & Funding Developing Indigenous-led grantmaking instruments to promote Indigenous-led funding management by balancing learning-by-doing and de-risking management approaches.
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Indigenous Capacity Development Engaging multi-sectoral partners to develop and facilitate capacity development and social learning exchange with Indigenous and non-Indigenous stakeholders.
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Indigenous Advocacy & Visibility Facilitating multi-sector dialogues and collaboration at national, regional, and cross-regional levels to incorporate and influence Indigenous interests.

By, with, and for Indigenous Peoples to promote and support Indigenous-led actions and solutions.

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Indigenous Innovative Solutions Photgraphy Contest

Indigenous photographers from around the world share stories and messages from their communities.

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Join the Deep Connections Fellowship for Indigenous Youth Leaders

Apply to attend the One Young World Summit in Montréal, Canada and exchange experience with young leaders from around the world.

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Launch of Ogiek women’s empowerment project

The FSC Indigenous Foundation and Ogiek Peoples Development Program support a journey to Indigenous women’s socio-economic transformation.

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Indigenous Peoples' Self-Determination Empowering Indigenous Youth Enhancing Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Self-Determination: Amplifying Indigenous Youth Voices

Read our statement at the UNPFII 2024: Enhancing Indigenous Peoples’ Self-Determination: Amplifying Indigenous Youth Voices.

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Ceremony to celebrate business mentoring program between Indigenous company Guna Ogob and Sofitel Legend Casco Viejo Hotel

The FSC Indigenous Foundation facilitated this collaboration to foster partnerships, knowledge exchange, and economic development with culture and identity.

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IPARD

IPARD is a global development alliance convening multi-sector partners to secure Indigenous Peoples’ rights, strengthen capacities and catalyze economic self-development.

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Strategic partnerships:

Indigenous Organizations
Indigenous People's Organizations
National Governments
National Governments
Private Sector
Private Sector
Donors, International Cooperation Agencies and International Organizations
Donors, International Cooperation Agencies and International Organizations
NGOs
NGOs
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